Patch tracking

Nicolas Pitre nicolas.pitre at linaro.org
Fri Aug 13 17:18:38 BST 2010


On Fri, 13 Aug 2010, Michael Hope wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 7:19 PM, Amit Kucheria <amit.kucheria at linaro.org> wrote:
> > So git-based workflows won't benefit from this then?
> 
> There's no particular dependence on any VC system.  I will be making a
> report on each bzr commit to make sure there is a corresponding ticket
> that tracks the upstream state.
> 
> At the moment you do need a backing Launchpad ticket to record the
> state changes.  Out of interest, can git record meta data with a
> commit, such as the upstream status, and modify that meta data after
> the commit

Yes.  With a recent enough Git version, you can attach so called notes 
to any commit and modify them at will:

http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-notes.html


Nicolas



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